September 22: Day of the Week
September 22, 2021 is the 265th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 100 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 22: This Day in History
It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
September 22 Historical Event(s)
- 1598English playwright Ben Jonson kills an actor in a duel and is indicted for manslaughter.
- 1776Nathan Hale is hanged for spying during American Revolution.
- 1866Battle of Curupaity in the War of the Triple Alliance.
- 1910The Duke of York’s Picture House opens in Brighton, now the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain.
- 1934An explosion takes place at Gresford Colliery in Wales, leading to the deaths of 266 miners and rescuers.
- 1939Joint victory parade of Wehrmacht and Red Army in Brest-Litovsk at the end of the Invasion of Poland.
- 1965The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 (also known as the Second Kashmir War) between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, ends after the UN calls for a cease-fire.
- 1994the Nordhordland Bridge was opened across the Salhusfjorden between Klauvaneset and Flatøy in Hordaland, Norway. It has no lateral anchorage because of the depth of Salhusfjorden.
- 1995An E-3B AWACS crashes outside Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board are killed.
- 1995Nagerkovil school bombing, is carried out by Sri Lankan Air Force in which at least 34 die, most of them ethnic Tamil school children.
Who were born on September 22?
- 1912Herbert Mataré, German physicist and European co-inventor of the transistor
- 1923Dannie Abse, Welsh poet and writer
- 1924Charles Keeping, British illustrator (d. 1988)
- 1927Gordon Astall, English footballer
- 1927Tommy Lasorda, American baseball manager
- 1931Fay Weldon, British feminist author, essayist and playwright
- 1942Marlena Shaw, American singer
- 1948Denis Burke, Australian politician
- 1971Princess Märtha Louise of Norway
- 1982Mandy Chiang, Hong Kong singer and actress
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